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CARE is seeking an intern to support the Pathways team. Pathways is a women’s empowerment-in-agriculture program being implemented in six countries by CARE. The Pathways intern will support the Pathways program and organizational learning within CARE through staff capacity building, knowledge sharing, and communications activities. The internship provides an exciting opportunity for candidates interested in bringing communications and branding thinking into development programming and working on cutting-edge efforts to reduce poverty and enhance women’s empowerment and food security. Primary responsibilities for the Pathways intern include working directly with CARE technical advisors on implementing the Pathways monitoring, learning, and evaluation (MLE) plan and Pathways communication plan, with activities including supporting capacity building of country office staff, creating content for a range of online channels including the Pathways website, blog, etc. Pathways interns also get opportunities to engage with Pathways Core team staff as well as other CARE-USA staff through their work with Pathways, exposing them to the latest ideas in effective market engagement, food security, and women’s empowerment programming.

  • Working with CARE Pathways country office teams to capture lessons learned and develop internal learning products
  • Maintaining the Pathways website and update regularly with new content
  • Organizing capacity building opportunities for Pathways staff on communications topics
  • Supporting planning for in-person events
  • Attending virtual events and generating summaries for broad internal distribution
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Regular website updates
  • Bi-monthly blog posts to Pathways blog

  • Excelent Word, Excel, and SharePoint skills
  • Average Access database skills

  • Completed or pursuing an MA in international development, international business, marketing, public health, communications, or other related area
  • Effective communicator, including with colleagues globally for whom English may be a 2nd or 3rd language
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and attention to detail - ideally including both formal research and communications materials
  • Knowledge of and a passion for international development
  • Direct experience working in developing countries preferred
  • Experience using new technologies and/or be technology savvy and able to manage and maximize value of web-based platforms
  • Working toward or have completed an MA or PhD in International Development, Communications, Business, or equivalent
  • Highly-organized and pay attention to detail
  • Knowledge of branding, design, and media editing and production
  • Self-motivated to maximize opportunities to add value and learn
  • French language proficiency (reading, writing or verbal) a strong plus